Council keeps focus on king tide flood readiness
August 16, 2023
Town officials remain focused on mitigation of flood conditions ahead of king tide season in the fall. La Conner Town Council members last week endorsed recommendations proposed by Public Works Director Brian Lease for immediate short-term saltwater flood protection remedies along the town’s waterfront.
Lease had earlier shared with the emergency management commission a priority purchase list for materials and equipment – ecology blocks, sandbags, a sandbagging machine and forklift.
“I’d like to have sandbags filled and on pallets by Oct. 1,” Lease told the advisory panel during...